Jake Gyllenhaal talks on-screen nudity
November 3rd, 2010
02:14 PM ET

Jake Gyllenhaal talks on-screen nudity

As a Viagra salesman who falls for a free spirit in "Love and Other Drugs," Jake Gyllenhaal spends plenty of time stripping down and steaming things up with co-star Anne Hathaway. The 29-year-old actor reveals that he had no problem with the onscreen intimacy - especially since it's the second time around.

"Anne and I had already had sex on film [in 'Brokeback Mountain']," he explains in the December issue of Esquire UK.

"There's something about the way Annie and I both work which is inherently very musical," he added. "It’s all about rhythm. There’s a rhythm to writing, there’s a rhythm to sports, there’s a rhythm to sex.”

While Gyllenhaal, 29, believes actresses are more uncomfortable doing nude scenes, he was surprised by Hathaway's attitude. "She said at one point, ‘Well, we’re both topless and we both show our butts.' And I was like, ‘Hmm, but it’s a little different for you,'” he says.

So just how much flesh does Gyllenhaal flash in the film, due out November 24?

“I was naked a lot in the movie. I was naked in more of it than was even in the final cut," he reveals. "A director’s cut? I don’t even know how that would be rated.”

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  1. Getcarriedaway

    So excited to see this movie! Any chance to see Jake on the screen with clothes on or without is always heartmelting for me. He is so handsome. Oh yah...He can do way better than Taylor.

    November 17, 2010 at 12:00 am | Report abuse |
  2. Steven Seagal

    Does this mean Jake is more naked in this movie than he is on a typical night in the bath house?

    November 4, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  3. mel

    I totally have a sense of humor but im just sayin tom is kinda creepy......I just find it unneccessary for someone to speak like that. Its just nasty and talk like that could get someone in a lot of trouble.

    November 4, 2010 at 9:30 am | Report abuse |
  4. peeping penis

    Someone watch me wack off. Mellissa is probably fat. And she's not used to getting swept off her feet.

    November 3, 2010 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Mel hater

    Hey mel, grow a sense of humor

    November 3, 2010 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  6. peeping tim

    i'll be watching tom watch mel watch jake. Jake won't be the only naked one. Winks are implied.

    November 3, 2010 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Deborah

    Keep your junk to yourself- I personally do not want to see your ass

    November 3, 2010 at 5:40 pm | Report abuse |
  8. mel

    ummmm.....thats kinda creepy Tom. U need to seek some help for that disturbing comment.

    November 3, 2010 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Peeping Tom

    And I'll be watching you watch this film Melisa...wink, wink

    November 3, 2010 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Melisa

    I'll be watching this film wink wink

    November 3, 2010 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |

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